To escape the persecutions of the almohades, Maimonides, then thirteen years old, removed to Fez with his family.
Conquest by the almohades came as a redemption from the tyranny of the Almoravides.
After this success, the almohades endeavoured to pacify the unruly among their neighbours.
If this is true, only a few almohades remained in the place.
Ramrez de Arellano declares that no enamelling at all was done in Spain before the invasion of the almohades.
He was, beyond doubt, the greatest and best of the almohades.
When the almohades ruled in Seville a great iron chain was drawn across the river, and a tower built on either side to support it.
The almohades, however, had no thought of making Andalusia the centre of their government.
My master was a renegade knight who had forsworn the Cross and risen to some preferment among the almohades.
The almohades did much to embellish and to improve the city during their century of sovereignty.
12c. Muslim religious power that ruled Spain and North Africa, founded by Mohammed ibn Abdullah, the name is literally "the Unitarians," short for Arabic al-muwahhidun "they who profess the unity (of God)," so called for their absolutist monotheism.